Chadron State College President Randy Rhine has announced that Jon Hansen is the new interim vice president for enrollment management and marketing. "I am thrilled to have someone with Jon's knowledge of CSC and background on board. I am confident he will help us reach our objectives for the coming year," Rhine said. Hansen's experience in strategic planning and distributed operations will be utilized on special projects and initiatives from the president's office.
For the past two years, Hansen has been an independent contractor with Chadron State recruiting active duty and retired military service members as well as ROTC students and incoming undergraduates from South Dakota. Prior to this role, Hansen was based in Rapid City, S.D. serving as a professor of military science for CSC and three other colleges in the Black Hills.
"I am excited about the opportunity to lead our Enrollment Management Team. We have great folks who care a great deal about helping students and the college," Hansen said. He added, "Continuous improvement, teamwork, and hard work will allow us to continue to grow our enrollment. I am proud to continue my service to the CSC community," he added.
Hansen has over 22 years of executive leadership including 10 years of enrollment management, academic, and administrative experience at state colleges and universities in Illinois, South Dakota, and Nebraska. He is a retired Army Signal Corps Officer who has led organizations from platoon to battalion level.
He and his wife, Laura, have been married for 20 years and they have three children at home, David, Jon W. and Elizabeth.
—Tena L. Cook, Interim Marketing Coordinator